Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
State gambling regulators say gross revenue from slot machines was up 2.7 percent last year.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has scheduled three days of events: an information-only presentation in February to be followed by two days of public hearings in April.
“We are in a different position than we were back in 2006,” says Pennsylvania state senator Larry Farnese.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says it has received six applications for Philadelphia’s second casino license — including one that wasn’t on the radar screen until now.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is reminding prospective developers that the deadline to apply for Philadelphia’s second casino license is just three weeks away.
The fate of the city’s second license has been in limbo since Foxwoods’ license was revoked a year and a half ago. Mayor Nutter calls this “the right decision at the right time.”
The Gaming Control Board has hit SugarHouse with two fines totaling $80,000, $70,000 of which is for seven incidents of gaming involving youngsters from the ages of 17 to 20, which occurred between February of last year and March of this year.
The $233-million dollars in gross slots revenue for March was the highest for any month since the state’s tenth full-size casino opened, or any month since legalized gaming began in Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says the state set an all-time high for gross revenue from slot machines in March.
The Valley Forge Casino Resort held a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Saturday morning.
The clock is ticking on the grand opening to the Valley Forge Casino. It’s Pennsylvania’s newest casino and President and CEO Saverio Scheri says workers have spent all day making sure it’s perfect for tonight’s event.
The doors will open to the public on March 31st, after two test nights — on March 27th and 29th — that will benefit local charities.
With a new casino set to open in Montgomery County, Pa. this spring, law enforcement officials are looking at ways to keep alleged mob figures away from the gambling establishment.
In November, Pennsylvania casinos outperformed Atlantic City’s facilities in overall gross revenue.
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board chairman Bill Ryan says that taxpayers don’t have to part with a penny for the grant — unless you lost it in a slot machine.